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thought stood out. great tape about the civil rights school integration stuff, call with president eisenhower talking about the cuban missile crisis. this was really interesting. kennedy on the optics of sort of being president and how the gop would seize on a photo op and try to take it out of context which doesn't seem like something you would be considering way back in the '60s. let's hear that tape. >> so apparently just as bad even back then. >> i think it was bad back then. there's this tendency to say it's worse than it's ever been. when you look at history all the way back to the founding you realize people were getting beat in the head with kaines on the senate floor and it's always been bad. that said i think kennedy was particularly astute when it came to optics and concerned with it. he was the first modern president in that regard, the one that came of age and owed his exe -- election to some extent to television. he was seeing it as a stage that had to be set and you see that reflected in those comments. >> now we don't need microphones. we just need juicy tell-all --
. >> but i think that the issue is, before my time, e eliberal republicans that stood up for civil rights in the '60s, where are those voices in the republican party it today saying i don't agree with a lot of the things, economic policies but democracy should be nonnegotiable. >> where you know what, this gets to a larger issue. where is the leadership, where is the courage within the republican party. i mean we were talking about this at the time of the birther nonsense, where were the grownups and the republican parties saying to its own members look, you are not only questioning the legitimacy of president obama, but you're questioning the legitimacy of the president of the united states. based on nothing. based on a lie and based on a racist lie and not one person would step forward, any kind of stature within the republican party and say enough. to your point, there's no outrage over this because, you know, quite frankly i think the republican leadership is being held hostage by sort of the last gapses of the far right wing. >> the fear based decision making. >> and shouldn't mitt r
't matter whether they were republicans. >> that was ann coulter dropping by "the view" for a civil discussion about the state of the race. it's clear that with just 39 days until the election both sides are digging in. >> well, while the left and right duke it out in the field the mega donors are cranking out checks for one october offensive. yesterday george soros stepped up with a $1 million for a pro obama super pac priorities usa. according to gallup president obama has a six-point lead nationally and more importantly, he's currently beating romney in every single swing state. those are tough numbers for the romney campaign to spin, but the right has a new talking point. the polls are a conspiracy. the candidate to be fair has not gone quite that far but does doubt the polls that show he's losing. >> i don't believe it for a minute. i know something about polls -- and i know you can ask questions and get any answer you want. >> it begs the question does each side see the campaign through their own rose tinted glasses. joining the panel from "the new york times" someone who does
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